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Tom's House

Berrynarbor near Combe Martin, Devon (Ref. 921199)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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50 Customer Review(s)

  • “Excellent cottage.”

    The only issue was the sofa which wasn't the most comfortable and not the one shown in the advertising photos. But we managed.

    The only issue was the sofa which wasn't the most comfortable and not the one shown in the advertising photos. But we managed.

    - Mrs Howden, September 2021

The property

Berrynarbor 1.7 miles.

An interesting cottage on a 100-acre farm on the spectacular North Devon coast, surrounded by green meadows and overlooking the sea from its high vantage point above Watermouth Castle.

Formerly the holiday home of the actor Terry-Thomas, and with a welcoming feel throughout, this quirky cottage tells a story.

The ground floor sitting room is comfy while the kitchen is modern and colourful.

However the focus of the cottage is sure to be the spacious first floor bedroom, with a 6’ super king-size bed and amazing sea views across the channel.

The cottage is adjacent to the owners’ farmhouse but has its own private lawn with seating and sea views.

Guests are welcome to wander around the grassy 100-acre farm, which also has a discreet area for camping lower down the hillside, hidden from view but with a useful shop offering freshly baked croissants to order.

The cottage is a five minute walk from the coastal path, and a couple of miles from the unspoilt village of Berrynarbor, with a welcoming pub and village shop.

At nearby Ilfracombe, Damian Hirst's 'Verity' statue rests above the picturesque harbour, and the bustling seafront has many good-quality restaurants and bars along with small independent shops.

Explore Watermouth Castle, the award-winning Tunnels beach and Combe Martin Wildlife Park, all of which are close to the cottage.

The dramatic North Devon coastline will appeal to walkers and a fifteen minute drive from Berrynarbor is the 3-mile long sandy beach at Woolacombe which holds the 'England for Excellence Gold Award' for best family resort and was voted the Best British Beach in the Mail On Sunday.

A romantic retreat with breathtaking views.


  • One super king-size double bedroom with sea views
  • Bathroom with half bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area
  • Eco-friendly biomass central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, DVDs, games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Private front lawn with furniture alongside pond
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 8 mins walk
  • Note: Babes-in-arms and infants under 2 only.

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About the location


Combe Martin 2 miles.

The tranquil, picturesque village of Berrynarbor is situated at the coastal end of the beautiful Sterridge Valley, and is surrounded by dense woodlands and farms. Quaint cottages and gardens awash with floral displays line the narrow streets, adding to the rural charm of the village, which has a friendly community atmosphere, and a well stocked shop, and pub serving food. Lying within the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, renowned for its dramatic coastal cliffs and rural landscape, the area is a haven for walkers, birdwatchers, and artists alike. The North Devon Coastal Path runs close by the village, and offers great walks and fantastic scenery, while the seaside towns and villages of Ilfracombe, Combe Martin, Barnstaple and Woolacombe are all close by, and offer activities for all the family to enjoy. A wonderful location, all year round.

Region Information

Note: Babes-in-arms and infants under 2 only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas